Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus Fight
More than two dozen studies are under way or planned to test everything from traditional Chinese medicine to vitamin C, stem cells, steroids, and...
Melanoma Cases Rising in U.S.
States with the highest UV-attributable incidence rates among all residents were: Utah, Delaware, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oregon, Georgia,...
Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb Prostate Cancers
The study couldn't prove cause and effect, but it found that statins, taken alone or with metformin, did seem associated with an increase in survival.
Rethinking Milk: Science Takes On the Dairy Dilemma
Dairy products are rich in calcium and protein, and they have long been promoted as important for helping kids grow and helping kids and adults...
Is Sunny Outlook the Best Rx for Stroke Recovery?
Stroke survivors who had positive outlooks showed lower levels of inflammation, reduced stroke severity and fewer physical impairments after three...
Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb
They found rates were generally higher in blacks and Hispanics than in whites. Surprisingly, the rate in Asian/Pacific Islanders rose faster than...
Fewer American Families Weighed Down by Medical Bills
The percentage of families who had problems paying medical expenses in the previous year declined from about 20% in 2011 to 14% in 2018, according...
Consumers Waste Twice as Much Food as Experts Thought
New research shows the level of waste to be twice as high as previously believed.
3 Brothers Have the Same Rare Cancer
The Rush brothers, ages 5 years, 4 years, and 7 months, share something that most brothers don’t: bilateral retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer. See...
Chemicals in Mom-to-Be's Makeup Impact Kid's Weight
Parabens are chemicals that have long been used as a preservative in cosmetics and body care products. A number of studies have suggested that...
Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids
A number of drugs are used to prevent migraines, but treatment of youngsters has largely been based on the results of adult studies, the...
Puberty in Girls Starting Earlier and Earlier
The age of breast development -- which represents the first clinical sign of female puberty -- has declined an average three months per decade...